When you resign from a job, it's tempting to let fly with all the things that sucked about your just-about-to-be-former employer. But resist the urge — and don't proclaim that you were bored or under-utilised.
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Business Insider rounded up a list of 19 things you shouldn't say when you quit. While most of them boil down to "don't vent", this point stood out for us: don't use the phrases "I didn’t have enough to do" or "I was always so bored".
As the site points out: "This statement shows a lack of initiative, and you’ll just be labelling yourself in their eyes as unmotivated." Plus you'll ruin your chances for a reference. Hit the link for more suggestions on what not to say.
19 Things You Should Never Say When You Quit A Job [Business Insider]